The Green Party has pledged to challenge the BBC after it failed to award the party a single party political broadcast for 2016. In contrast the BBC has given three political party broadcast slots to UKIP. On their Media Centre The BBC claim, “There are two criteria: the first is representation, for instance, holding a seat in the House of Commons, the European Parliament or the … Continue reading #Greens call on everyone to support a fair and democratic #EUReferendum and sign #38DegreesPetition
Green Collar Nation is a timely vision of what the future could be. The Green Party has welcomed a report on a just transition to a low-carbon economy by the TUC and Greenpeace, calling it a “timely” and “weighty” contribution to the green job creation debate. Green collar nation: a Just Transition to a low-carbon economy is championing inclusive democracy, green jobs and a rapid, jobs-rich … Continue reading Green Collar Nation – #GreenCollarNation
The UK government cannot continue with its current energy policies, according to the Green Party, after the government’s approach was given a damning verdict by the UN’s chief environmental scientist. Professor Jacquie McGlade was concerned to “see [renewables] subsidies being withdrawn and the fossil fuel industry being enhanced”, adding “It’s a very serious signal – a very perverse signal that we do not want to create.” … Continue reading Will the UK Government attend the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris whilst cutting funding for renewable energy and planning new runways?
Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader, has continued her party’s push for electoral reform by signing an Unlock Democracy petition calling for Parliament to give parties a share of seats closely reflecting “the share of votes the people give them”. At May’s General Election, the Green Party had its best ever result by winning over one million votes but were only rewarded with only one MP – Brighton … Continue reading Electoral reform: ‘When only 24% of eligible voters back a government, it’s clear that the system is broken.’